Human Resource Staffing Manager – Jostens, Minneapolis, MN
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A Privately Held Company; employees; Consumer Goods industry
Supervised staffing function for corporate Shared Services department and Scholastic Sales division.
Successful in achieving significant cost saving, process improvements, along with sourcing and retaining a
highly talented workforce.
Identified position competencies, redefined recruiting profile and lessened dependency on external
agencies, realizing a % expense reduction.
Contributed expertise in various HR processes to include; workforce planning, succession planning, on
boarding new talent, retention initiatives, diversity in the work place, organization effectiveness, employee
development, performance management, and compensation.
Human Resources Manager – Stratasys Inc, Minneapolis, MN
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A Public company; employees; International satellite locations; High Tech Manufacturing & Software industry
Managed the Employee Relations, Staffing, Training, Classification, Compensation, and Organizational
Development to ensure the quality and diversity of a superior workforce.
Designed and led an innovative recruitment, selection, workforce planning program during the company’s
aggressive expansion period. Successfully recruited the desired talent at all levels across the businesses and
organization. Filled over positions for consecutive years – % recruited internally.
Controlled employment/recruiting expenditures to % below budget forecast for consecutive years.
Key contributor to organizational realignment through culture identification, leadership evaluation and
organization development initiatives.
Implemented company internet communication program, ATS applicant recruiting/tracking system, and
performance management system.
Partnered with marketing in company branding & retention strategies. Significantly reduced turnover and
increased employee productivity through branding and employee engagement program.
Managed the organizational development program to further develop the workforce; specifically in the areas of
leadership development, succession planning, and companywide communication/interpersonal skill
Received recognition and credibility by establishing an excellent working relationship with senior management –
elected to serve on the Strategic Senior Management Council.
Launched an Affirmative Action Plan.
Established company Safety Program.
Human Resources Generalist – QVC HOME SHOPPING NETWORK Onair retailer &
Human Resources Consultant – Independent Consultant
B.A. Employment Labor Relations
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MN
Continuing Education: Performance Staffing Training, Human Resources Management Seminars, SHRM
Academic Training/Conferences, Employment Law Update Seminars, AIRS Sourcing Strategies, and Social
Media skill trainings webinars.
SHRM member – Present
Human Capital Institute Present
Board Member – HR Professionals – MN – Current
Board Member – Chanhassen High School Boosters Club – – Current